A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact location, longitude -155.264328° West, latitude 19.3978329° North, depth = 0.91 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.91 km (1 miles). Global time and date of event 15/01/20 / 2020-01-15 18:33:57 / January 15, 2020 @ 6:33 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 08:33:57 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: hv71331892. Ids that are associated to the event: hv71331892.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 41 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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